2014 Mississippi Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Mississippi paid $8,437 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $4,555 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Mississippi
Military $2,276.18
* Includes $492.97 for Military Personnel
* Includes $57.65 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,234.47
* Includes $997.95 for Medicaid
* Includes $30.83 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,291.31
Unemployment and Labor $711.42
* Includes $53.84 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $19.61 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $491.07
* Includes $213.03 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $191.74 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $417.85
* Includes $252.36 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $27.45 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $286.07
* Includes $39.63 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $22.36 for Federal Prison System
Education $213.38
* Includes $109.82 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $41.73 for Special Education
Transportation $157.30
* Includes $17.84 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $9.52 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $132.25
* Includes $9.45 for National Park Service
* Includes $6.82 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $126.86
* Includes $27.68 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $27.45 for Global Health Programs
Science $94.53
* Includes $54.81 for NASA
* Includes $23.13 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $4.30

TOTAL $8,437
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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